Amy graduated from Brigham Young University with dual bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Sociology. She began working in the field of developmental disabilities in 1995 and has worked with individuals and their families across the lifespan for the last 28+ years. Amy is widely considered a national expert on Down syndrome having served as the Executive Director for the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City for 18+ years. She has consulted with hundreds of school districts, families, hospitals, service providers and disability organizations around the globe and is currently serving as the Executive Director for The Farmer’s House. Her focus is to help adults with developmental disabilities to lead authentic lives of their choosing while developing meaningful connections and employment opportunities in their communities.